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Hip

Hip 1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle. 2.... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Antagonistic Muscle

Definition of Antagonistic Muscle What does the term “antagonistic” mean? As the name suggests, the word antagonistic... Read More

Valgus

Definition adjective Of, or pertaining to the abnormal outward turning of a distal segment of a bone from the mid-line,... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Joints of pelvic girdle

The joints of pelvic girdle, in anatomy, are the joints that unite the sacrum and the two hip bones, forming the pelvic... Read More

Pelvic girdle

pelvic girdle The bony ring formed by the hip bones and the sacrum, to which the lower limbs are attached. Synonym: cingulum... Read More

Buck’s traction

Definition A longitudinal skin traction applied to extremity in one direction with a single pulley, and keeping the leg in... Read More

Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Bathes

Bath Origin: as. Bae; akin to os. & Icel. Ba, Sw, dan, D, & g. Bad, and perh. To g. Bahen to foment. 1. The act of... Read More

Impaction

Impaction 1. (Science: surgery) The driving of one fragment of bone into another so that the fragments are not movable upon... Read More

Cotyloid ligament

Cotyloid ligament --> acetabular labrum a fibrocartilaginous rim attached to the margin of the acetabulum of the hip... Read More

Synovial joint

Definition noun A movable joint comprised of a layer of fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage that lines the opposing bony... Read More

Varus

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to a deformity wherein the distal segment of a bone or a joint... Read More

Groin

Groin (Science: anatomy) The area where the thigh meets the... Read More

Lower limb

Lower limb The hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot. Synonym: membrum inferius, inferior limb, lower extremity, pelvic... Read More

Movable joint

Definition noun The most common and movable type of joint which is characterized by the presence of a layer of... Read More

FAAH-OUT mutation for a life of no pain – No FAAH, no pain

A Scottish woman claims that she has not experienced pain over some supposedly painful conditions, like a severe joint... Read More